Archive | November, 2010

Puerto Rican Obituary

By Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo Beautifully documented is the classic Puerto Rican Obituary – a peek into the struggles and misfortunes our parents experienced upon arriving to the new land: the story of perseverance despite adversity and exploitation. No one could capture and recount our story like the great Reverend Pedro Pietri. My father was the first to […]

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Palabras Navideñas/ Christmas Words

Convoke: “Words for Christmas” December 15-23, 2010 November 15, 2010: With the reason to celebrate the upcoming holidays, the blog Mink and its author Alexandra Román will have the event “Christmas Words” from December 15-23, 2010, on working days. We invite all poets and story tellers that write both in English and Spanish interested in participating, to […]

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At Capicu Poetry, Talent Is An Understatement

By Victoria Cepeda Our latest adventure would take us to 198 Union Avenue, otherwise known as Notice Lounge, in Brooklyn. Capicu Poetry was scheduled to  kick off another exciting open mic session where the word talent proved to be an understatement when referring to all those that graced the stage. So, yes we were pumped up. Did you know that Capicu Poetry is a […]

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